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Derryn Hinch 'thrilled' after meeting Jarrod Bleijie over sex offender register

Amy Remeikis Broadcaster floats sex offender register with Attorney-General.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie accepts no blame for polls slump

Amy Remeikis He is one of the most controversial members of the Newman Cabinet, but Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has accepted no blame for the fall in the government's popularity.

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Jarrod Bleijie distances himself from overturned laws

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said it was "for others to determine" if he deserved the job as the state's first law officer.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals sex predator John William Goodwin's sentence

Queensland's attorney-general is appealing the sentence handed to a serial sexual predator who filmed himself performing a sex act next to sleeping women and children.

Queensland Premier defends embattled Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

The Queensland premier says he has full confidence in his embattled attorney-general, amid calls for him to quit for allegedly betraying the confidence of senior legal figures.

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Jarrod Bleijie defends choice of bootcamp operator

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Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has passionately defended his decision to ignore advice from his department and award a government bootcamp contract to a company which later became an LNP donor.

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'Great leap backward for Queensland': interstate lawyers slam Jarrod Bleijie's reforms

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Amy Remeikis Two interstate lawyers say law reforms enacted by Qld's Attorney-General have set the state back hundreds of years.

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Partygoers must have say on liquor laws: Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General says Fortitude Valley revellers can make some noise about licensing changes.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie quiet on potential bikie law changes

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie can not say if the government will re-write its anti-association and criminal gang laws, if the legislation is struck down by the High Court.

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Jarrod Bleijie takes on unions, bikies and lawyers in one week

Amy Remeikis It has been an extraordinary week for the man they have labeled the Boy Wonder.

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Bikie gangs threaten Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has been threatened by bikie gangs angry at the state's new laws cracking down on them.

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Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

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Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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More licensed venues to open past midnight

The government moratorium on late-night trading hours is due be lifted at the end of the month.

Amy Remeikis RSLs and suburban community clubs may also be able to extend trading hours.

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Alex Douglas quits Palmer United Party

Alex Douglas has resigned as the Palmer United Party Queensland leader.

Amy Remeikis and Cameron Atfield The Palmer United Party’s Queensland leader has resigned from the position – the second time he has quit a political party in this parliamentary term.

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Palmer party 'could be wiped out in Qld'

Clive Palmer could have no MPs in the Queensland Parliament after the state election, according to Malcolm Mackerras.

Clive Palmer thinks it's fine to keep things in the family, but that attitude could wipe out his party in Queensland.

Speak up for the voiceless, Mr Bleijie: mother

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Amy Remeikis A Queensland mother has called on Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie to “show some moral leadership” and create a fairer criminal justice system for the cognitively impaired.

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Prison officer assaulted at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

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Cameron Atfield The assault of a female prison officer at one of Queensland’s toughest jails has her union complaining of poor resources and anger over a prisoner smoking ban.

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Queensland government seeking professional drinks buyer

The Queensland government is seeking faux drunks to put venues’ serving practices to the test.

Cameron Atfield Forget blogging on tropical islands, for some at least, there will be an even better job opportunity over the Christmas period.

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Campbell Newman's Wikipedia page under attack from 'vandalism'

Campbell Newman's Wikipedia page has come under attack more than three dozen times.

Amy Remeikis There is one area where Campbell Newman tops Clive Palmer.

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Chief Justice Tim Carmody notes absence of colleagues at ceremony

Chief Justice Tim Carmody.

Queensland's new Chief Justice Tim Carmody has noted the absence of Supreme Court judges at his welcoming ceremony before making an emotional reference to his critics.

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